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Extension Calling: advice for the farm, garden, and home

Jun 30, 2019

Got a pond? Got weeds in your pond? Want them gone? This show is for you! We discuss why some ponds have more weed problems than others and ways to reduce nutrient loads, reduce weed development, and keep fish healthy.  We give a quick overview of structure, and why fish kills happen then dive down into the wide variety...

Jun 23, 2019

This week's hay and livestock report is from Mt. Hope Auction (through 5:55). Then we dive into what to know about African Swine Fever.  We spend most of this segment on biosecurity tips that will keep your pigs and other livestock safe on the farm. Visit your checkoff website for good biosecurity checklists that...

Jun 16, 2019

Increase your success with fruit trees by making the right choices up front.  We discuss variety, root stock, frost pockets, and more to help you get a good start to an orchard or small backyard fruit production.

Jun 9, 2019

From starting with quality seed to making sure you aren't transferring last years diseases, there are many steps you can take to get a good start to your crop. Listen in to find out more (livestock report runs through 4:20). 

Jun 2, 2019

Hay season has come to the Ohio Valley. Karen and Dan take discuss steps to help make sure your time and effort provide the greatest return. There is so much to discuss we had to break it into two shows, here is part two!